Beyond the Barways

Mushrooms of Massachusetts

Fall is mushroom hunting season in Massachusetts. Join mycophiles Garrett Stuck, Bette Low and Mark Straus on a two-hour hunt for macro fungi at Westport Land Conservation Trust’s Dunham’s Brook Conservation Area (1520 Main Road). Whether you’re a seasoned forager of...

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Town Farm Summer Concert with Anais Mitchell

  Bring a picnic blanket, your friends and family as Westport Land Conservation Trust presents Anais Mitchell LIVE at the Town Farm (830 Drift Road) starting at 5:30 pm on Sunday, August 5th. The tenth annual Town Farm Summer Concert is fun for the whole family....

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Wild Foods of Westport

  Westport is home to over 70 species of edible wild plants, some of which are more nutritious and flavorful than their cultivated counterparts. Join Russ Cohen, expert forager and author of Wild Plants I Have Known...and Eaten, for a two-hour ramble around...

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Wildlife Photography for Beginners

Nature photographer Greg Stone will be your guide and photography coach as we roam about selected WLCT properties during the “golden hour” when lighting is at its best and wildlife is most active. As a bonus feature, we will encourage you to join a new Facebook Group...

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WLCT’s 46th Annual Meeting

We hope you can join us at Westport Land Conservation Trust’s 46th Annual Meeting on Wednesday, May 16th at Westport Town Farm (830 Drift Road) at 5:30pm where we will be nominating a new slate of Directors and proposing an amendment to our bylaws.  

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Old Harbor Wildlife Refuge Vernal Pool Exploration

Every spring, a host of amazing creatures risk their lives traveling to isolated seasonal wetlands known as vernal pools.  These special places are nurseries for beings that otherwise would not survive. Join WLCT’s Outreach and Stewardship Coordinator, Brendan...

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Eyes on Owls: A Live Owl Show! April 7th at 10am and 1pm

  Presenting Eyes on Owls – A LIVE Owl Show! on Saturday, April 7th at the Westport Junior/Senior high school. Attendees are in for a fun hooting lesson and close-up views of these secretive birds of prey! The Westport Land Conservation Trust is pleased to...

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2017 Meet Your Local Farmer Cancelled

Our annual Meet Your Local Farmer event scheduled for Saturday, January 21 from 1:00 to 3:00 PM at the Westport Grange has been cancelled. We intend to bring this event back in 2018 and thank you for your interest.

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The Super Bowl Walk

THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT On Super Bowl Sunday, February 4, 2018, starting at 11:00 am, the Westport Land Conservation Trust (WLCT) and The Trustees of Reservations (TTOR) will be hosting their annual Super Bowl Walk, a hike that extends from the Slocum’s River in...

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